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The 2020 Pathologists Leadership Summit has been cancelled

Dear Members and Faculty:

As you work to maintain quality patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic, your health and well-being are a paramount priority for the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

Given the scope of the outbreak, the CAP is cancelling the May 2–5, 2020, Pathologists Leadership Summit and House of Delegates (HOD) meeting in Washington, DC. You will not be charged any cancellation fees for the meeting itself.

To cancel your travel plans:

  • Please make sure to cancel your Grand Hyatt Washington hotel reservations. Simply call: 202-582-1234
  • Most airlines are not charging a fee to change your air ticket. If you booked air travel through the CAP’s Travel Desk, you may contact them at or call 847-832-7800 (or 800-323-4040 ext. 7800) Monday through Friday 8:00 AM–5:00 PM CT.
  • For other questions about the Summit, please contact

Also, to stay informed across the specialty, bookmark the CAP’s COVID-19 page on We deeply appreciate the vital role you play in community and patient health—especially during such a challenging time. On behalf of CAP leadership, thank you for your dedication and hard work. Stay well.

Patrick Godbey, MD, FCAP
CAP President


At this time, we are investigating virtual options for portions of both the 2020 Pathologists Leadership Summit and HOD agenda. We will update you should virtual sessions become available.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2021 Pathologists Leadership Summit, May 1–4, 2021, in Washington, DC.